A request to segregate man pages for shell built-ins

Sijmen J. Mulder ik at sjmulder.nl
Wed Oct 25 08:56:14 UTC 2017


Whilst I do appreciate builtin(1)'s comprehensiveness I too find it hard 
to nagivate.

Op 25-10-2017 om 10:10 schreef Matthew Seaman:
> In the case of eg. echo(1), I'd be happy to see the existing page for
> the stand-alone echo refactored to cover all of the different flavours
> of echo -- the behaviour is much the same in most use cases -- plus some
> discussion on how the variants differ.

This seems like a good solution. But, how would shells in ports deal 
with this? A builtin(1)-like foosh(1), or foosh_echo(1), foosh_case(1), etc?


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